Apple Of Discord

September 15, 2019

Apple TV+ subscription service will launch on November 1st for $4.99 a month. However, with only a handful of shows available, it will not frustrate the launch of Disney+ or challenge Netflix in a meaningful way.

What Distributors Want

September 12, 2019

Discover what type of films independent distributors want to acquire in their own words. Understand what elements 26 U.S. distributors are looking for when they acquire a film at TIFF or elsewhere.

Buyer Beware

September 10, 2019

Buyers at TIFF are skittish after a 6% drop in North American box office receipts in 2019. Worse still, is the dire year indie films are having, where receipts have declined 45%.

Fox Falters

September 4, 2019

In the first three months since becoming the new owner of Fox, Disney has publicly complained about Fox’s weak performance and believes there is more trouble on the horizon.

Netflix’s Crown Slips

September 1, 2019

Netflix’s long-time streaming competitors Hulu and Amazon Prime Video are starting to capture more viewing marketshare.

Netflix Market Report: Part Two

August 27, 2019

Part Two: Netflix Trends, International, Feature Films. Through the first six months of 2019, Netflix’s customer acquisition costs have ballooned to $292 per subscriber.

Netflix Market Report: Part One

August 25, 2019

Part One: Netflix Subscribers and Exclusivity. Netflix lost subscribers in the United States for the first time in nearly a decade. The next battleground in streaming will take place over content exclusivity.

Merger In Name Only

August 15, 2019

CBS and Viacom have reunited as one company after two failed attempts since 2016. The new company will be named ViacomCBS.

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